Palm Bay PD Nails IHOP Armed Robbery Suspect

By  //  June 30, 2013

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Derrick L. Green of Ft. Pierce arrested

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BREVARD COUNTY • PALM BAY, FLORIDA – Derrick L. Green, 42, of Ft. Pierce has been arrested for the Armed Robbery of the IHOP located at 1107 Malabar Road NE in Palm Bay, according to Palm Bay Police spokesperson Yvonne Martinez. (See above map)

Derrick L. Green, 42, of Ft. Pierce has been arrested for the Armed Robbery of the IHOP located at 1107 Malabar Rd NE in Palm Bay, according to Palm Bay Police spokesperson Yvonne Martinez. (Mugshot.com image)

Derrick L. Green, 42, of Ft. Pierce has been arrested for the Armed Robbery of the IHOP located at 1107 Malabar Rd NE in Palm Bay, according to Palm Bay Police spokesperson Yvonne Martinez. (Mugshot.com image)

Palm Bay PD Officers responded to the IHOP as an Armed Robbery in progress, and dispatch was on the phone with the victim who was able to give officers a description of the suspect – and that he was armed with a black handgun.

While officers were responding, the suspect fled the store heading east towards Interchange Plaza, according to Martinez. A perimeter was established to search for the suspect, and while checking the parking lot, Officer Sean Dutill observed a male fitting the description driving a yellow Neon towards the south exit by the Bank Of America.

The vehicle was stopped and the suspect was detained for investigation. Green was positively identified as the suspect and taken into custody. Inside the vehicle, on the passengers floor board, was a black handgun and other clothing worn during the Robbery, according to Martinez.

The investigation is ongoing.

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